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WATCH: 'Slacker Rock' Songstress Courtney Barnett Takes The HuffPost Live Stage

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.16.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Singer/songwriter/guitarist Courtney Barnett's most recent double EP embodies the spirit of the laid-back "slacker rock" genre, but she's working over...

Brave New Girl: Sarah Dooley Debuts With Stupid Things

Jaime Lubin | Posted 04.15.2014 | Entertainment
Jaime Lubin

For Sarah Dooley, doing stupid things has been a genius move. The winsome young artist became a YouTube sensation in 2008 when she created And Sarah, ...

The Art of Y(vonne) Sangudi: The Next Great Songstress

Alex Schattner | Posted 04.09.2014 | Entertainment
Alex Schattner

Exclusive: Yvonne Sangudi is a world-class singer, just ask former first lady Laura Bush, President Kikwete (Tanzania), or President Sirleaf (Liber...

Good Music and Good Vibes: Andrew Barrack's "High Off Of Love"

Judah Joseph | Posted 03.26.2014 | College
Judah Joseph

There is something delightfully charming about a singer-songwriter's music when it teleports you to the beach without a care in the world. A calming paradise of sand, sun, palm trees, and good music.

Noah Michelson

This Woman Is Challenging Everything You Know About Music, Gender And Beauty

HuffingtonPost.com | Noah Michelson | Posted 03.21.2014 | Gay Voices

"This show is church for people who don't like church," Our Lady J told HuffPost Gay Voices last week when we spoke about her "Gospel For the Godless....

Basia Bulat, Tall Tall Shadow and a Sacred Live Show

Stephanie Keller | Posted 03.20.2014 | Entertainment
Stephanie Keller

I began listening to the entirety of her new album, Tall Tall Shadow on repeat (where she plays four instruments including the charango and autoharp) and jumped at the chance to see her live.

LyricLion: Of the Students, by the Students and for the Students

Alexander Spangher | Posted 04.12.2014 | Arts
Alexander Spangher

On Friday, February 8th, Solomon Hoffman, Columbia 2014, conducted the LyricLion ensemble in its latest concert. LyricLion is unique among campus orga...

Brian McKnight Connects With Fans On and Off the Stage

Marjoriet T. Matute | Posted 04.05.2014 | Black Voices
Marjoriet T. Matute

A quick thrust of legendary singer Brian McKnight's hips had concert goers jumping out of their seats suddenly sending them into pure fan-demonium....

Nick Mulvey (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 04.05.2014 | Arts
Crane.tv

The London-based singer-songwriter performs his single "Nitrous" and tells us why the days of Arsenal raps are over. At six, he believed he could...

And the Winner is... Beyonce's Booty!

David Alexander Bullock | Posted 03.31.2014 | Detroit
David Alexander Bullock

Everybody is raving about the performance of Jayonce's Drunk in Love. I must agree it was a great way to open the Grammy's. Who wouldn't want to see B...

5,178 Gigs: Pete Seeger as Celebrity Role Model

Glenn Paul Manion | Posted 03.30.2014 | Entertainment
Glenn Paul Manion

Here are the two points about Pete's career that are especially relevant to musicians trying to build their career in 2014.

Ellie Goulding Reveals Body Image And Anxiety Issues

The Huffington Post | Hilary Miller | Posted 12.06.2013 | Celebrity

British songstress Ellie Goulding, 26, gets candid in Cosmo UK's January issue, in what the magazine says is one of their most revealing interviews to...

Fan's Impromptu Duet With Jason Mraz Is Pure, Unadulterated Magic

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 01.23.2014 | Good News

In 2011, Alexandra Jarred was turned away from a Jason Mraz performance at the Hotel Cafe in Los Angeles for being underage. But the dedicated fan was...

Aussie Singer/Songwriter Mark Wilkinson Plays CMJ Music Marathon Thursday, October 17

Holly Cara Price | Posted 12.16.2013 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

Close on the heels of the release of his acclaimed second studio album, Australian singer/songwriter Mark Wilkinson started his first U.S. tour earlie...

5,178 Gigs: Adventures in Career Management (Part One)

Glenn Paul Manion | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Glenn Paul Manion

The next few postings are going to examine the period from 1979 to 1984 when Suzanne and I were under professional management.

Conversations With Scotty McCreery, David Nail and Wesley Stace, Plus Kathleen Grace and Kiev Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.01.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I got to be an artist with this album. I had time with this record that I didn't really have with the other one. We took the better part of a year, if not more than a year, to work on this one whereas with the first one, we were pumping it out in a couple of months just so we could get it out there for the fans to hear."

Faces of Moral Courage

Antonia Marrero | Posted 11.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Antonia Marrero

Moral courage is speaking truth to power within your own community -- for the sake of the greater good.

The Rebirth of Vienna Teng: Her Aims Is True, Too

Michael Bialas | Posted 11.15.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

"It's such cool and eccentric but such deeply emotional and innovative music and it's so hard to achieve all of those things at the same time." Vienn...

For Homeless Singer-Songwriter, Music Gives Solace Amid Strife

Jens Erik Gould | Posted 11.10.2013 | Impact
Jens Erik Gould

Early one morning in June, I had plans to interview Harriet Kilgore, a homeless singer-songwriter on the Venice Beach boardwalk. When I arrived, I found her alone, half-naked and plastered between a flattened cardboard box and a tattered blanket in an alley.

10 Things You Need to Ask Before Choosing a Music Publishing Partner

Jamie Purpora | Posted 11.05.2013 | Arts
Jamie Purpora

The term "Publishing Administration" gets thrown around a lot in the music industry, and if you're a songwriter, it's critical that you understand what it means, how it works, and what your options are.

Melissa Manchester's Bold New Beginning -- With a Little Help From Her 'Fanchesters'

Xaque Gruber | Posted 11.02.2013 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

Her first album debuted in 1973, and exactly 40 years later Melissa Manchester is still going strong, thanks in part to her fans, lovingly dubbed "Fanchesters" by the singer's daughter.

5,178 Gigs: Steve & Eydie & Suzanne & Me

Glenn Paul Manion | Posted 10.16.2013 | Entertainment
Glenn Paul Manion

I could not let the recent passing of Eydie Gorme, singing partner of Steve Lawrence go by without commenting on the connection Suzanne and I shared w...

Why Do a TED Talk, Anyway?

Darden Smith | Posted 10.13.2013 | Arts
Darden Smith

It's all about what happens before you walk out onto the stage. In a way, the most important audience for my talk, the place where it had the most impact for change, wasn't out there in the crowded room. It was right here, in me.

Official Tristan Prettyman Video for 'Never Say Never' Is Here!

Maria Burnham | Posted 09.25.2013 | Arts
Maria Burnham

For those of you that love the song "Never Say Never" off of Tristan Prettyman's latest album, "Cedar + Gold", I have now brightened your day with this new video released by Tristan.

Richard Thompson, Troubadour

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 09.11.2013 | Entertainment
Anne Margaret Daniel

If you already know, and love the music of, Richard Thompson, then I'm singing to the choir. If you don't, then prepare for proselytizing.